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Jakafi Shows Power Against Earlier Treatment for Myelofibrosis

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Description: The JAK 1 and JAK 2 inhibitor, Jakafi (ruxolitinib), is proving itself to be more effective than hydroxyurea as a treatment for the symptoms of myelofibrosis, according to new, longer-term data released at the 2012 American Society of Hematology meeting (ASH) in Atlanta. The new drug also appears to extend survival. A key investigator of the study, Dr. Francisco Cervantes, from Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, explains the results in an interview with Andrew Schorr.
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Posted on : 12/21/12
Added : 5 years ago
Category : General